At La Jolla Institute of Hair Restoration, we use a very simple formula to calculate the cost of hair transplant surgery. Our procedures cost are per graft. Thus, the total cost for surgery is $3 X (# scheduled grafts). A 1,000 graft hair transplant costs a grand total of $3,000; a 1,500 graft procedure costs $4,500, etc. We feel compelled to emphasize this point, as many hair restoration clinics in San Diego use confusing calculations for their prices. An example is the stair-stepped fee structure, in which the per-graft costs are reduced for very large hair replacement procedures (but only on a portion of the total grafts). Prices for smaller surgical hair restoration sessions traditionally range from $6-$8 per graft and are sometimes reduced to the $4-$6 per graft range for larger sessions.

Procedure Type Cost
Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) $3.00 per graft
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) 1500 graft max $7.00 per graft

The LJIHR hair transplant procedure also contains no hidden costs. Some examples of hidden costs often associated with hair restoration procedures are: operating room/surgical suite fees, laboratory fees, biohazard waste fees, anesthesia fees, and fees for additional grafts. As stated, we try to be much more upfront with our hair transplant costs. The price per graft charge is all-inclusive. We offer you a complimentary lunch, provide you with post-operative medications, and validate your parking. We almost always end up with additional grafts beyond our target number, and we place these follicles free of charge.

We require a minimum procedure size of 600 grafts and/or a minimum cost of $1,800. This base fee is well below the industry standard, which is often set at or near a $3,000 minimum.

Once the decision has been made to schedule a hair transplant procedure, we require a $500 deposit to reserve the surgery date. This deposit serves as a credit toward the overall price of the hair transplant procedure and is fully refundable with a 72-business hour notification prior to rescheduling or canceling the appointment. The remaining balance is payable on the procedure date. For your convenience, we accept most forms of payment. We accept cash, cashiers checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover and money orders. We do not accept personal checks for the procedure or deposit.

We offer financing through and Fund My You may find more information about these finance options, or to apply online click on one of the links below.

Now that you understand typical hair transplant costs compared with our prices, the value proposition should be clear. To schedule a NO COST hair loss consultation, please contact La Jolla Institute of Hair Restoration in La Jolla, San Diego today.


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